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bait right after this. p martha: governor romney strongly defending his tax plan after repeated claims from president obama that it would hurt middle class americans. here is an exchange from last night. watch. >> under the president's policies middle income americans have been buried, they have been crushed. >> governor romney's policies call for an $8hill tax cut in addition to additional spending for our military. the average person making $3 million is getting a $250,000 tax break while middle class families are burdened further. that's not what i believe is a recipe for economic growth. >> virtually everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. if the tax plan he described is a tax plain would be asked to support would say absolutely not. i will reduce the share to high income individuals. i have got five boys. i'm used to someone saying things that aren't ultimately true but keep on repeating it hoping i will believe it. but that is not the case. i will not raise tax on middle income families. i'll lower taxes on middle income families. martha: by our count president o
. martha: all right. fox news alert, now. we have the brand new response from the romney campaign to the jobs report. here's what they're saying. this is a quote from governor romney. if not for all the people who have simply dropped out of the labor force the real unemployment rate would be closer to 11%. the results of president obama's failed policies are staggering according to this report from mitt romney this morning. 23 million americans struggling for work. nearly one in six living in poverty and 47 million people dependent on food stamps to feed themselves and their families. as soon as we get response we're waiting for, should be out in couple minutes from the white house to the jobs number this morning. we'll get you that. bill: meantime, another fox news alert confirming fbi team of investigators has visited the scene of the attack in benghazi, libya, if only for a few hours. this is three weeks after four americans, including the ambassador, chris stevens, two navy seals and a state department staffer were murdered on september 11th. we're told that safety concerns we
, virginia later today. how mitt romney responds. he is in virginia, southwestern part of the state. also in florida. >> i suspect the president will play it big, we're going in the right direction. look at this 7.8%. how governor romney will respond i don't know. bill: stuart, 9:20 a.m.. this will pop up again. martha: let's get context of this. back in december 2007, when the recession began the unemployment rate was 5%. in october of 2009, that is the peak you see on this chart, that is 10% unemployment rate in the country. economists say a healthy u.s. economy would have a jobless rate of about 6%. that is shown by the yellow line you see across the chart there. today's report shows the unemployment rate dropped but stayed well above this mark of a healthy economy. so much of this comes to people, how they feel about how they're doing right now. bill: quick check on the health of the economy and how things are going. we'll check out that throughout the morning here. at four minutes past the hour now. governor romney building on momentum of his successful debate performance, taking dea
will be worse for their children than it is now. so in the early part of the day joe biden got it right. the middle class has been buried the last four years. later in the day he tried to wash it back saying the middle class has been buried by the policies which ryan and romney supported. that's how the day ended. what percentage of the policies the president says he's been working this hard on, the policies he's running or reelection on put the middle class in the position that they are in. >> reporter: that's a value judgment. that's an opinion. the president says he's only responsible for 10% of the accumulated debt during his presidency. he blames bush for the accumulated debt prior to his presidency and during this presidency. obama tried to blame bush and his predecessors for the predicament of the middle class. jamie: tonight is the debate and the economy will be front and center. would you expect the president to admit any of this policies did not work? >> reporter: i would expect the president would deflect attention away from his record. if if you ask where is the middle class
mitt romney is a doyle character in history, any thoughts on, you know, what we can learn from those elections, and what we are in right now? >> by the time we got to the critical, single debate between president carter and governor reagan in 1980 the polls were tight, carter was ahead, reagan had been ahead after his convention in july. there was -- i'm not sure how clear a sense there was, there was some sense in the country that the nation was ready to make a change and wanted to make a change and people were apprehensive about this man reagan, the former actor, the one-time governor of california. they weren't too sure about him and his performance in the debate was very reassuring and the polls turned off that and he won going away. four years later reagan was way ahead and he clearly lost the first debate to walter mondale. i was covering mondale. i remember it. there was a sense of momentum about it that occurred and you thought that mondale might get some purchase in the race. i don't think he ever was going to and reagan kind of blew it all away in the second debate with the
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